Central World shopping centre mall in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Adam Lai

Bangkok’s best shopping malls

Bangkok is a city of shoppers, and the Thai capital’s landscape is dominated by skyscrapers packed with some of the most impressive shopping malls in the region – and the world. Whatever you’re looking for in your quest for retail therapy, these are some of our favourite shopping centres in Bangkok. Make the most of […]

The Big Ben Breakfast at London Pie in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by London Pie

Where to go for breakfast in Bangkok

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then it’s lucky that Bangkok is endowed with countless spots – from cafés and coffee shops to restaurants – serving up top-notch ways to kick off your morning in the best way possible. From comforting western classics to local specialities, here’s our pick of some […]

The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Greg Knapp

What to know about the Grand Palace in Bangkok

It’s probably the most well-known attraction in Bangkok, and it’s top of the bucket list for the majority of first-time visitors to Thailand. There’s little denying the beauty and splendour of the Grand Palace, but a few insider tips can make your trip even better. Consider our suggestions the next time you’re in Bangkok and […]

Supanniga Eating Room in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Supanniga Eating Room

The best restaurants on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Road

Sukhumvit Road is Thailand’s longest, stretching from the capital all the way out to just short of the Cambodian border in Trat province. For its stretch in Bangkok, where it begins just along from Phloenchit and is tracked by the Skytrain route of the same name out to the border with Samut Prakan, it runs through […]

Kudeejeen, Bangkok, on the Diversity and Harmony walking tour - photo by Chris Wotton

Our favourite Bangkok neighbourhoods

Bangkok is a sprawling metropolis that, together with its suburban sister provinces, has a province of somewhere between 10 and 15 million people. It packs in plenty of treats for explorers, among them pockets of history, culture, greenery, and more. But even those who live here their whole lives can struggle to see all that […]

Suan Lum Ratchada night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchadaphisek

Suan Lum Ratchada: Bangkok’s golden night market returns

Ask a long-term Bangkok resident to name the city’s best or most famous night market ever, and chances are the first one to come to mind will be the Suan Lum Night Bazaar. Once the biggest Bangkok night market, the Suan Lum Night Bazaar was a mammoth outdoor retail fest in the heart of downtown […]

Pak Khlong Talat - photo by Chris Wotton

Pak Khlong Talat: Bangkok’s iconic 24-hour flower market

Ask a visitor to Bangkok which markets they have visited and, aside from the most well-known night markets and ready-to-eat food markets, the famous 24-hour Pak Khlong Talat flower market might just be the answer you hear most. This is a market with a rich history and a flourishing reputation – but chances are you […]

Teens of Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Teens of Thailand

Bangkok’s best unique bars

Bangkok has a notorious reputation as somewhere to party hard – the city didn’t get its place in films like The Hangover for nothing. But beyond the brash and blaring sights of its infamous go-go bars, and its impressively lavish rooftop bars with views of the city’s skyline, the Thai capital also boasts a collection […]

Talad Neon night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Talad Neon: Bangkok’s new downtown night market

One of the newest night markets in Bangkok, Talad Neon occupies a more central location than most recent openings, close to shopping in the downtown Pratunam area (it’s the brainchild of the owners of the popular Platinum Fashion Mall) and convenient for those staying around Siam and Sukhumvit. Part of the concept at Talad Neon, […]